COVID-19 Engagement Opportunities
To minimize exposure to COVID-19, we’ve partnered with Around Town DC to provide you with a list of online activities you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home! Click here to view upcoming virtual Around Town DC events!
YOGA CLASS FOR SENIORS
Want to try a new type of exercise while you are home?
Try Yoga for Seniors-click on the link Yoga for Seniors
DANCE CLASS FOR SENIORS
Do you prefer to dance when you exercise?
Try the Senior Gold Dance Workout-click on the link here-
Senior Gold Dance Workout
Dance for Parkinson's Disease with Bowen McCauley Dance Co.
BMDC is providing FREE live video streamed classes for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30–4 p.m. To register email email@example.com.
Click here for more information.
The local dance presenter is offering a range of virtual media to stay moving, engage in conversation, and thrive in community with one another.
Click here for more information.
Get Medicare Info on Your Cell Phone
Did you know that you can now get some of the most-used information from the Medicare.gov website on your mobile phone? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has a new app, called "What's Covered," that is available for free in both Google Play and the Apple App Store. For more information, you can read about the app on the CMS website.
As many of you know "Villages" are lending a helping hand to seniors across the country.
To take a look at an amazing article about Georgetown Village please click here.
Click here to read this informative article which mentions five lifestyle habits that could decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s by 60 percent.
Their chefs are cooking up some delicious meals weekly! As a reminder, below are the options for a contactless delivery of healthy, balanced meals from Chefs for Seniors. A special discount for Village Members is being offered during the month of June.
For more information please contact Liz Wing at 202-888-2722 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Villages in the DC area work closely together and share resources and invite each other to participate in our larger programs. Below are some programs we have been invited to attend by other DC Villages.
Theater J Offers Discounted Virtual Classes for Village Members
Join Theater J, the nation’s largest and most prominent Jewish theater, for virtual classes this summer. Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in discussion-based classes for theater lovers from the comfort of your couch, taught by some of DC’s greatest artists. No experience required. You can register on Theater J’s website: https://theaterj.org/classes-for-theater-lovers/. And as a Village member, Theater J is offering a discount of $20 off for members of DC Villages. When checking out, use the code VILLAGES.
Virtual LGBTQ Social Hour
Join Capitol Hill Village for their inter-generational social hour Mondays at 4 PM. LGBTQ folks of all ages and abilities are welcome to join to chat with one another. A great way to connect with others as we work to combat isolation, and continue to foster relationships. Bring your questions and topics that interest you, and get ready for a few ice breakers. Hope to see you there!
Monday, June, 22, 2020
Monday, June 29, 2020
Click here to register for social hour.
Northwest Neighbors Village has developed a Virtual Speaker Series and would like to invite all villages. Please click here for more information.
Thursday, July 2nd
The Current State of the Movie Business; COVID-19's impact on Movie Theaters
Speaker: Josh Levin - has served in a leadership capacity in all three segments of the film industry -- as a distribution and marketing executive, documentary film producer and cinema owner/operator. Josh served for three years as Chief Marketing Officer for Film Movement, the New York-based distributor of award-winning independent, foreign and documentary films, before transitioning into documentary filmmaking, producing such titles as CORMAN'S WORLD: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (Sundance and Cannes, 2011) and CAPE SPIN: An American Power Struggle (IDFA 2011, Film at Lincoln Center Art of the Real November 2012).
Capitol Hill Village has added a Chair Yoga program on Thursdays at 4 pm, and any Village members who want to attend are welcome. Click here to be forwarded to the registration screen and follow the instructions below.
Click on the Add+ button on the right column under “Register,” complete the registration form and press “Continue.” If the info shows up correctly, select “Continue” again. Once registered, you’ll receive a link to join the program on Thursday.
Feel free to call their main line with any questions 202-543-1778.
Every first and third Tuesday (via Zoom)
from 2:30 – 3:45
Contact: Phyllis Kramer
If you are interested in participating in the group, please email Phyllis directly at email@example.com
Foggy Bottom West End Village is opening its Caregivers’ Support Group to new members in May and is welcoming members of several neighboring villages, including ours. Whether you are currently in a caretaking role or were in the past and still want to address it, you’re welcome to participate
The facilitator of the group, Phyllis Kramer, is a licensed clinical social worker who has over three decades of experience working with people struggling with depression, grief, and the complexity of caretaking roles.
If you are interested in participating in the group, please contact via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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